Next Act Theatre

Arts & Culture
1:40 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Next Act Theatre Presents a Sondheim Cabaret

"Isn't it Rich?," songs about love by Stephen Sondhem, sung by Linda Stephens with Jack Forbes Wilson on piano.

Stephen Sondheim is among – if not the most – celebrated American composer of musical theater.  

Arts & Culture
1:02 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Cabaret Depicts Woman's Perspective in 'It's a Man's World'

Kelley Faulkner stars in It's A Man's World
Credit Uprooted Theatre Company

Cabaret often conjures up images of a late night, smoky club in New York City where a world weary chanteuse leans on the piano singing of lost love.

But while Milwaukee-based singer and actress Kelley Faulkner might sing of lost love in her upcoming one woman show, It’s A Man’s World, it’ll all be rocked up with a full band and include a lot of other kinds of music, including the James Brown tune of the same name.

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Arts & Culture
3:44 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

LISTEN: David Mamet's 'Race' Takes No Prisoners with Legal Drama

"Race" by David Mamet performed by Next Act Theatre. (l-r) Tiffany Renee Johnson, Jonathan Smoots, David Cecsarini, and Lee Palmer.
Credit Timothy Moder

Of all the “isms” that are out there, racism is one of the most enduring, and in this supposedly post-racial age, the most pernicious.

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Arts & Culture
5:55 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Surveillance, Privacy Debate Gets Spotlight in Next Act's Season Opener

"Perfect Mendacity" explores the limits we put on personal privacy.
Credit Next Act Theatre.

It turns out that the debate between governmental surveillance and individual privacy isn't just dominating our political system and news coverage lately; now it's making its way into theater.

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